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Forest-in-Teesdale is located in County Durham
Location within County Durham
OS grid referenceNY867298
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBARNARD CASTLE[1][2][3][4]
Postcode districtDL12
Dialling code01833
FireCounty Durham and Darlington
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
List of places
County Durham
54°39′50″N 2°12′22″W / 54.664°N 2.206°W / 54.664; -2.206Coordinates: 54°39′50″N 2°12′22″W / 54.664°N 2.206°W / 54.664; -2.206

Forest-in-Teesdale is a village in County Durham, England.[5][6] It is situated in upper Teesdale, on the north side of the Tees between Newbiggin and Langdon Beck.

Forest-in-Teesdale holds the UK record for the greatest snow depth in an inhabited area with 211 cm (83 in) which occurred on 14 March 1947.[7]


  1. ^ "Forest-in-Teesdale - Postcode Information". Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  2. ^ StreetCheck. "All Postcodes in the DL12 Postcode District". StreetCheck. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Company - Companies House, UK". Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Forest of Teesdale Primary School". Forest of Teesdale Primary School. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  5. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 91 Appleby-in-Westmorland (Brough & Kirkby Stephen) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319231302.
  6. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  7. ^ Eden, Philip (2 February 2009). "Snow Britain: Wrong kind of snow strikes again". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 1 June 2020.

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